Public Health

Julia Conley, staff writer
The U.S. would have to double its daily testing rate in order to control the coronavirus, and even more testing would be needed to suppress the outbreak.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
 Clairton Coke Works
Critics have charged that "it's appalling to see Trump's EPA using the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Vice President Mike Pence speaks after leading a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the Department of Health and Human Services on June 26, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
The administration has repeatedly sought to cut food assistance.


Called "horrifying, infuriating, compelling and hopeful," a new documentary Toxic Hot Seat explores the chemical flame retardants - equally likely to cause cancer and not to work - that are everywhere in our lives and houses, and the massive lobbying efforts of chemical manufacturers and Big Tobacco that put them there. With a new Give Toxics the Boot! campaign. "The average American baby is born with 10 fingers, 10 toes and the highest recorded levels of flame retardants among infants in the...